The Featured Find- Mar.21.17

   This week I have found 3 products I now can't live without and would love to share with you all as my Weekly Featured Finds below! No, this not a paid ad... I'm just super impressed with all of these products and love finding cool things that are different and shaded black haha. Enjoy! 

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Kishu Binchotan Charcoal

Kishu Binchotan Charcoal

    First, this is on sale in Canadian dollars which is a huge bonus! Second, the history and story behind this product relates so much to what I look for when collecting the fashions I chose to invest in which I absolutely love. Plus, it's good for you! 

So what exactly is Kishu Binchotan?

"Kishu Binchotan is a finely crafted traditional activated charcoal made from Holm Oak, a hardwood native to the Wakayama prefecture in Japan. Its production dates back to the Tokugawa period (1603 - 1868) and the methods to produce it have remained unchanged over the years. During a two-week period skilled artisans carbonize the charcoal by heating it to 1200 oC then quickly cool it, a process formally called ‘nerashi’. Nerashi creates billions of cavities that give Kishu Binchotan a negative ion charge that draws impurities and naturally enriches conventional tap water."

 

Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal

   This is by far my favourite of the 3 products I have tried because you can use it in so many ways for different effects which I think is cool. Some examples of how you can use this activated charcoal are by making the following:

  • Detox drinks  (lemonade being my favourite)
  • Teeth whitener
  • Purifying shampoo
  • Deep cleaning body scrub

It can also be used as as antidote for drugs and chemicals, rids of bad breath, body odor and skin ailments. There is anti-aging properties and it's good for your heart :)

Charcoal Detox Mask

Charcoal Detox Mask

   Literally just tried this mask before work this morning and so far so good! Sometimes my skin gets super tight after using certain masks with similar healing elements, and I hate that feeling of not being able to move my face. I am so happy to say that the over tightness didn't happen to me today and was surprising super gentle with powerful effects. Suggested for both men and women because why the f*ck not?  

What is the Charcoal Detox Mask and what is it used for?

"A distinctive blend of 12 natural skin-nourishing ingredients is formulated to purify and tighten pores, reduce inflammation and heal blemishes, promote collagen production, and draw out impurities to detoxify your skin."